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? >> well, i mean, there are 15,000 books about abraham lincoln, but his foreign policy is almost never treated. my book is about lincoln and u.s. foreign policy. part of the reason there hasn't been about lincoln's foreign policy in nearly 70 years. a human narrative about it. that's before the lincoln papers were released and library of congress in 1947. so there's a lot of water under the bridge since then. but i think one of the reasons there's no book about his foreign policy. he a strong and competent secretary of state. he didn't do everything in foreign affair. but the things he did do are really important. and so i've sliced it a little differently. i've taken look at the things that lincoln did do in foreign releases without saying he did everything or everything right, by the way. he made some mistakes too. >> was foreign policies all tied in to the civil war? >> well, we treat the civil war period in this. i have a chapter early on about the mexican war. lincoln was a freshman congressman in the house of representatives during the end of the mexican war in the 1840s. lincoln
and this is a kind introduction and that the senate was talking about, we're talking about foreign policy and we have a five-year project and we took a great week off and i went to indiana with him and spent 10 days in russia and the ukraine and it was a good trip. you have a good chance to write about the senator's career and accomplishments in one of the things he has done is left the senate. and this includes the internship programs he is working on. and i think there is a narrative about people who leave congress and become lobbyists and cash in. and we don't focus on that and not. so in this article i will focus on some of what we have done and that will be fun to do. and today what i'd like to talk about a senator john f. kennedy. there are some 40,000 books allegedly on jfk and you have to ask if there is a need for it another book on kennedy and i was the first threshold i had to cross. and i will explain to you why i thought it was and why i chose to write this book. and i wanted to describe what kind of senator that john f. kennedy was. and lastly wanted to go into a little bit more interes
he has been in valuable in terms of his interest in foreign policy. his work is a contributor to diplomats as well known to most of you. he has always been on hand, have found, in the subway of the senate. i can recall many, many days. i was not trying to date him, but i was certainly aware that he was tracking me down on that occasion. and himself really in his pursuit as a reporter, but likewise, piecing together bit by bit each story to make each thing with accuracy, and likewise, with grace. the book it he wrote about me was very generous, but nevertheless, i don't want you necessarily to skips certain chapters, but there are times in which john appears that i was not quite up to but i ought to be doing. and so, as a matter of fact, he has let me know that, and i have written that loud and clear. no way to retraces, of course, but at the same time palin it does lead you to believe that it is important to have great reporters around to emigrate coverage of the senate. it is important to the american people to have this kind of coverage. and john saw that he was the epitome
was not a master of the senate, but he was very active in foreign policy debates, very active in the discussion about vietnam, algeria, the soviet union. he also did something kind of interesting. he chaired a special committee to determine the five best senators in american history. this is a committee that lyndon johnson created for himself, grew tired of it, handed it off the kennedy. so this is really in some sense the one project kennedy was in charge of during his senate career. he took it very seriously, inquired of all the great historians in the country and spent about six, seven months digging into this. came up with a list of the five greatest senators, and it was something that came part of his identity as being a young politician but also someone very steeped in american history. >> the book came -- who came out of the top of that list? >> there was robert taft, but the big ones were john calhoun, daniel webster, henry clay, the pre-civil war era. securities committee quickly decide on the top three, webster, clay, calhoun. they had a longer debate on the next two, and even back at
of history. he also listened and learned on foreign policy. they had the decisions one was how to deal with the bay of pigs invasion and 51. second was how to deal with the missile crisis in 1962. the difference between night and day that went very badly. the support never materialized and was a terrible ambassador for the country and around the world but kennedy took responsibility for it. the historians that studied kennedy and in mine own research i found this to be true he concluded after the first crisis that he was in a bubble in the white house because he was listening to much to the so-called experts in the military and the intelligence community. and he realized that these people had their own little bubble that they were in and at that time they were basically hawks like you may remember some of them. but then he realized that they couldn't pay attention to them as much as they had so he brought in the inner circle at the cuban missile crisis he found his own judgment in he was skeptical and felt they led them astray before and the cuban missile crisis goes down in history as
in the united states. >> afghanistan will be our topic look at foreign policy in the year 2014 and address as well. but for now giving you the comment on what would you like washington to do in the year 2014. we have seen how we phrase it in washing to. blank from in the there. caller: here's what i would like washington do. tomko burn puts out a waste book of what the government is wasting. believe this year it's $25 billion. not nothing about it. i mean, the money is right in to use for things that are our population needs. they have something like 45 job training programs that duplicating themselves and ridiculous funding competence on the sex lives of lobsters or whatever. he goes to the trouble every year of putting his book outle and neither party addresses it. like to have ould one, they should put one out also. interested to know just a few weeks ago we had program.coburn on the if you have a computer or access invite to you go to the video library. talked about the important thing he found in it >> thank you. congress would act on it >> and that's diane. you can also see other th
important foreign policy speech ever given. our foreign policy to the president talking about the role in syria or not our role in syria, whether there should be a moral component to the foreign policy, all of this goes back, as does everything major policy decision, certainly one involving america and the world must be made safe for democracy. that has been adhered to. whether you love or hate would the that has become the foundation of american foreign policy. as a result, the country underwent the greatest mobilization in history. and we, buffered by oceans on each side, were going to war suddenl suddenl suddenly;. a country with the size of the army of portugual was sending men overseas. american went to war and emerged as the first great modern super power. a military industrial complex for the first time. wilson's main reason and there are all sorts of things and chapters in the book on this, but his main reason for sending us into war was he believed he could be part of the peace and we could dictate the peace. he came up with 14 points that described that peace. and the 14th of
brothers and the foreign-policy establishment the rule this country for the first half of the 20th century ride into the 1960s. what is remarkable about this is how small it was. and in those days american foreign policy was really a problem of a very small group of people that went to the same schools and they were all white protestant males and they were all wealthy and they all worked for the same law firms and the same investment banks and they all have the same outlook on the world. it was a very inbred group and they all shared the same view of the world. the dulles brothers were perhaps the ultimate exemplary part of that view. and now in my book i do not just talk about the dulles brothers as political figures but individuals. that is why take their story all the way back to early childhood and before. and they really were individuals of american history. and so let me tell you about the forces that shape them. because i think that these are also forces that shaped our country as well. the dulles brothers are us and we are them. they did not hijack america or american foreign polic
a failed foreign policy by the obama white house with senators graham and mccain saying when president obama withdrew all forces from iraq in 2011 over the objections of our military leaders on the ground, many of us predicted the vacuum would be filled by enemies and emerge as a threat to u.s. national security and that reality is now clearer than ever. and the last convey of american troops left iraq two years and 18 days ago. >> peter doocy, thank you very much. >>> this is sure to be an agenda item for the president and congress when the new year business begins this week. fox news political insiders will join me in the fox report to talk more about it. and we want to include your comments on this. tweet us at harris faulkner at fn insiders. >>> it is time for americans to get out. a warning tonight as the violence from syria civil war is now spilling over into neighboring lebanon. they are urging americans to avoid going to hotels, shopping malls, social events where you would expect to see americans. the warning comes amid a growing wave of bombings linked to sectarian violence t
's latest effort to bring stability to the volatile region. that's just one of the foreign policy challenges facing president obama in 2014 from afghanistan to syria to russia. the administration's foreign policy plate is full, but will americans's appetite for intervention keep getting smaller. first a look ahead at the politics planner. 10:00 a.m., marriages are being performed in chicago. the vacation chuck todd circled is the sugar bowl from alabama versus bob stoops' oklahoma. we will being back with more on "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. announcer ] with nearly 7 million investors... oh hey, neill, how are you? [ male announcer ] ...you'd expect us to have a highly skilled call center. kevin, neill holley's on line one. ok, great. [ male announcer ] and we do. it's how edward jones makes sense of investing. [ coughs ] i've got a big date, but my sinuses are acting up. it's time for advil cold and sinus. [ male announcer ] truth is that won't relieve all your symptoms. hmm? [ male announcer ] new alka seltzer plus-d relieves more symptoms than any other behind the counter liquid gel
, central tenet of obama foreign policy he had broken al qaeda. >> that's what republicans focused on at the end of the 2012 campaign. he was lying to us, al qaeda is as dangerous as it always was. it blew apart this consulate. they have to move on from that. that's the problem. if you want to prevent future benghazi pull resources out of the area like this or put more resources in. that's what would have prevented on the night. >> it's true that this ideology is resurgent, read through the lens whether we should support moderate rebel factions in syria, we have no capacity to figure out who is moderate and who is not. we should be extremely humble about this. if i were barack obama reading this, i would say the lesson to me would be my caution about going in a big way in syria, the belief we can distinguish good guys from bad guys, i was wise to be cautious. >> peter you've gotten to the bigger picture question we want to get to. hold on. coming up latest violent demonstrations in egypt to power vacuum in syria, foreign policy weigh on the u.s. heading into the new year. we will d
comprehensive immigration reform. >> let me turn to foreign policy. i will begin with david. >> i agree with all that. >> by gosh. news -- iran. will there be a deal on their nuclear ambitions? can they get a final deal? >> i hope so. there is a window there. this is a fragile situation. most of the parties involved globally with the iranian leader, we have to be careful. everyone seems to want to avoid the worst. todo not want it to end up be a catastrophic war. i think the window is there. you know how these things go out. there will be a setback and the look like all hope is gone, but the conditions are there for a deal. that would be a good thing. the american people look at things like syria and iran. they are weary of war. they see it as a danger to the economy. the american people are rooting strongly for john kerry and them to -- >> we all like a good deal, but what do you think about the process for a realistic eel? -- deal? >> any deal that is strong the concernssuade of democratic and republican members of congress is unlikely to receive full compliance from iran. they might sign it,
is very excited rand u.s. foreign policy for years. [applause] you may be familiar with my dad's work to matt. he ran little league baseball. [applause] i was raised in the southern baptist church across the deep south and he of course was raised as a young marxist in the greater manhattan area. >> thank you very much. how many republicans voted for obama here? >> nobody's going to admit that. >> stand up. stand up. show yourself proudly. [applause] i didn't know anyone did that anymore. >> he used to ask that questions how many democrats and how many republicans? how many republicans voted for obama? me, a change. now they go to know. >> it's interesting because the republicans who voted for obama and the republican party itself there seems to be a lot of confusion and a lot of dissatisfaction and discouragement. you wrote this book for a number of reasons but my question is did you plan the timing of this book? >> yes i did. i'm going to drop this thing right before the republican party shinki in d.c. takes the beer truck strayed over the cliff with a government shutdown that will d
like the old saying is that foreign policy, you talk about foreign policy, national-security, left right and center. >> the article is splitting hairs what is your take on that article? >> the north teeseven the york times is at odds with its own reporting. they've already made up their mind. the fbi was late. we have not even caught the people who are responsible. the new york times is trying to help hillary clinton. it is no wonder if they're doing as bad as they are. lori: interesting take. thank you so much. be sure to get your orders in for the new book. debuting january 7th and is now available online for pre orders. take a minute to check us out on twitter. follow us or go to our facebook page with links to everything. and next this hour it was a record year on wall street. a new report by the "wall street journal" says the return of jobs is next. [ female announcer ] what if the next big thing, isn't a thing at all it's lots of things. all wang up. connecting to the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe,
spinet the president's foreign policy has a negative effect on his approval rating.ob i l lou dobbs. hello. a new nbc wall street journal poll shows the president's job approval of 43%. 1.above his low in october. 54 percent say they disapprove as the all-time high and for the first time half of those surveyed now view obamacare as a bad idea. but asking what should shape their view almost 60 percent cited the health care law as a principal factor and to show the the illustration is nowhere near in rollingroug 7 million americans to the web site just under 365,000 people have signed up in the first two months just one less than one-third of the th 1.2 billion that was originally projected by the end of last month. while 365,000 have bought private insurance it would be double that. they would be eligible to join medicaid. or again unrolled on the 44 applicants through the end of last month. hhs secretary sebelius appeared before congress for only the second time sincered the debut in october and testified energy and commerce committee called for the investigation of her very own web
as strong as clear a% voice what happens in foreign policy here. we're not hearing from the foreign affairs committee. we're not hearing as one might or democrats for tha matter to shoulder part of the interest of the country a their president in t case of the democratic chairman and the senate. what is going on? >> it's a very interesting turn of event and i've been covering congress since 1994, to watch what hapned really to both parties i think more of, new and interesting on the republican side because there is actually a real tangible drift towards, if not, kind of a isolationist bent but, away from tradition of the republican party, strong defense and international, internationalist posture abroad, emphasisn global leadership. that is disappearing. i'm not calling them isolationist. we're moving away from the republican party as you've seen from the new faces who were so popular, from that traditional republican position. over on the democratic side, theyoo lost some of their so-called moderates who used to be pro-defense. they're left with such a lib ram antiwar, anti-, military, inv
, the taking of hostages. both domestic and foreign policy were shaped around god's laws and carried out in god's name. c-span: did you ever meet khomeini? >> guest: no, i didn't. i met several members of his family and talked to them at great length, and they offered some unusual insight, but in the last years of his life, khomeini was never interviewed. it was the first period that when he got back, when noriana falachi and various other people who were there at the time got to see him. c-span: who in his family did you meet? >> guest: i met his son, ahmed, who is a very powerful man in his own right now. i met his daughter, who has some very interesting kind of family type stories about what it was like growing up in the khomeini household how she would fight with her brother and how khomeini would settle arguments like a normal father, which is not the way we picture him in the west, that's for sure. another daughter, some grandchildren ... c-span: what were they like? >> guest: well, they're human beings, just like the rest of us. i don't agree with a lot of the things they said, but it wa
. the commercial -- of oil had nothing to do with u.s. foreign policy but the strategic because of the region, of course, that mattered and because of the region the world over the last 30 years became so important. >> nicole, do you understand what i'm saying. i've been smoking a lot of dope. >> you went to colorado? aren't we going that way in new york too? i saw that! i was so depressed. >> so exciting. >> no, no. >> richard, you touched on this a little bit. >> dope in the future and sending the oil future. >> more of it. >> the argument we have heard in the last 4 hours the criticism of president obama we got out too fast and too soon. we will see it the end of this year in afghanistan of residual forces. how long do we stay there to make it stable? how long will it take? it's been centuries and nothing has happened. isn't there a law of diminishing returns of keeping our troops there? >> small amounts of troops in a place like afghanistan might be a good investment. we have had small amount of troops in korea for centuries now and i think you're going to see u.s. troops going in and out
.s. foreign policy in the coming year. also, an uncertain future for the passengers of a ship stranded in antarctica. we'll talk to one of them ahead. >>> welcome back to "al jazeera america." i'm jonathan betz with the headlines tonight. >>> russian president putin has ordered tightened security following a suicide attack at a train station. 15 were killed and another 34 hurt. it happened in the southern city of vogegrad. >>> michael schumacher is in critical condition tonight after a skiing agent. his agent said he suffered head trauma and is in a coma. >>> saudi arabia has offered $3 billion to the lebanese army. the money would allow the military to buy weapons and fight violence spreading across the border from syria. france has also pledged support. >>> it's time for our regular sunday segment, "the week ahead." tonight we discuss u.s. foreign policy in the coming year. first, juan carlos moreno reviews the highlights from 2013. >> secretary of state john kerry is preparing to make his tenth trip this year to israel and the palestinian territories. focusing so much time on this r
for a muscular foreign policy just wasn't playing politically even a republican primary and deeply conservative state. where do you see it going? >> it's very divided right now. there's a new isolationist wing of the party led by senator rand paul and others that meets with the liberal wing of the democratic party in a new sort of unholy alliance making both parties nervous. this is going to be a huge challenge, i think, in the next presidential cycle when republicans are coming together to nominate someone to lead the ticket and take back the white house. >> this is going to play out in the democratic primaries too. >> i think it's a holy alliance for sanity in both parties. we don't want to be involved in dumb wars and wasting a lot of money in places where we can't make a difference when we have huge problems here at home. i take exception to the characterization. >> it's a little crazy. >> unholy in the views of the parties. we see this debate playing out a little right now and we'll discuss had this later in the show, when we're looking at what's going on in the middle east and going on in
-span. >> hello, everybody. brookings. at i work for a magazine called "foreign policy." i am really honored and i am really excited to celebrate the of a really interesting book, which i have right here in my hand, "cybersecurity and cyber war," which has already been endorsed by everyone from the former commander of nato to the head of google to the homeland." "24 and we are going to talk today about some of the big issues in cybersecurity. what are the policy implications? what are the policy responses? what can we do with ordinary folks? i am sure you all know, is the director of the center for 21st century intelligence here at brookings. is now a visiting scholar at the cybersecurity policy research institute at george and was here at brookings for three years. just interesting to me -- to kick things off -- this book is coming out now. we have had a stream of cybersecurity stories, mishaps, even sit in the last five years. -- events in the last five years. i'm curious as you guide -- curious as to why you guys decided that right now was a time to go back to basics and to lay out a primer for
involved. >> it was not an objection to the state's economic policy, it was the state's foreign policy orientation. it is clear all of this is a result of the specific situation that the brotherhood is suffering. >> reporter: amid all the turmoil the government is pressing ahead with its political road map which has been significantly rearranged. a presidential election will now likely be held ahead of parliamentary polls. so the ab you dul fattah al sisi could become egypt's second democratically elected president. al jazeera. >> and al jazeera is demanding a release of the team of its journalists in egypt. security forces detaining the form. peter gresti and mohamed fami and bahir mohamed. all we should point out are experience journalists who have worked for multiple international media organizations over the last two decades. >>> coming up on al jazeera america, drug traffickings has been a problem in rio de janeiro for years. now, attempting to end these problems before the world cup. >> police in brazil are trying to clean up the notorious slums known as favelas. it's all part
speaks to president obama's signature foreign policy achievement, which was the assassination of osama bin laden, which was that core al qaeda - if you define it, it was described as the group responsible for planning 9/11 and events that came after. do you think core al qaeda, fred and jim, has been decimated. does it make a difference if it has? >> i think core al qaeda has been decimated to eliminate strategic strike on u.s. soil, which is a difference here. you look at the attack in benghazi. this was a symbolic attack to kill the president's personal representative to libya and drive the c.i.a. and state department out of benghazi . the symbolize. resonates throughout the world which is a principal going back to the organization. when i dealt with them in the "93 bombing of new york city in the world trade center >> jim, should we focus on the question of al-qaeda when the more fundamental issue was inadequate security in benghazi, and a failure to understand on the part of americans present militias. >> there's a lot of lessons that flow from the benghazi attack. information shar
-- from chicago, he's not able to improvise foreign policy. >> we will see. we have to take one more break. hits and misses of the week. i love to eat. i love hanging out with my friends. i have a great fit with my dentures. i love kiwis. i've always had that issue with the seeds getting under my denture. super poligrip free -- it creates a seal of the dentures in my mouth. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. super poligrip free made the kiwi an enjoyable experience. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. >>> time now for hits and >>> time now for hits and misses of the week. our panel makes some predictions for 2014. mary, first to you. >> i'm predicting that risks to human life of transporting oil by train is going to become more visible to the american public. exhibit c would be the fireball we had last week in north dakota. but we also had a similar event in alabama last year and we had 47 people killed in que
as an indictment of the obama administration's foreign policy. senators something cane and graham detail what they perceived as major failings in a joint statement that says this. quote, when president obama withdrew all forces in iraq in 2011 over the objections of our military leaders and commanders on the ground many predicted that the vacuum would be filled by america's enemies and would emerge as a threat to u.s. national security interests. sadly, that reality is now clearer than ever. earlier today the deputy national security adviser tony lincoln spoke with iraq's national security adviser to promise american cooperation in helping isolate that local al qaeda branch, isil, and we know they also both agreed they need to get neighboring countries involved more to help rid the area of the terrorists. greg? >> peter, thanks very much. >> fox news extreme weather alert now and historic breeze that hasn't been seen in the better part of 40 years now digging its teeth from midwest to the northeast. fresh snow is polling in making conditions worse in several places like missouri. there is a p
. national security experts on snowdon, benghazi, the middle east, and the obama foreign policy. welcome back. how is everything? there's nothing like being your own boss! and my customers are really likingour flat rate shipping. fedex one rate. rely makes my life easier. maybe a promotion is in order. good news. i got a new title. and a raise? managementouldn't make that happen. [ male announcer ] introducing fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping th the reliability of fedex. ♪ lou: we have a lot to sort out and the national media and the obama foreign policy. joining is to do just that is former cia operative michael sawyer and fox news middle eastern terrorism analyst. thank you for being here. let's turn right straight to it. the new york times report that says very simply, there is no involvement. your reaction. >> just being a mouthpiece for the administration. they want to make sure that hillary clinton as a chance said it elected. al qaeda owns eastern libya. there were involved in the attack. it was a very professional attack, and we are going back to this silly video that
hasty retreat from iraq as his number one strategic blunder -- foreign policy blunder and that is saying something. >> the state department's spokesperson pushed by fox news and the press on the criticism. >> it is not like we flipped the switch or did x, y or z, and the terrorists goes away. that is not how it works. >> with attacks in iraq being carried out under the same banner as jihadists in syria, some think the obama administration created an opening for the al qaeda affiliates. >> the problem is the u.s. didn't move quickly enough in the rebellion to support the opposition. they allowed extremists to take over and they did so over the course of a couple of years. >> a new u.n. report says the conditions in iraq, 8,000 civilians were killed last year, the highest death toll in recent mom or -- memory, brad. >> thank you, catherine. >>> 20 americans removed from south sudan, citing a deteriorating security situation for the latest evacuation. thousands continue to flee from a city, a major oil-producing area as ethnic fighting continues. preliminary peace talks began today. >>> the
and confounding decisions of foreign policy particularly in the middle east. president obama first work day of this new year has brought us more of the same same, controversial statements on iraq, afghanistan, iran, and syria clouding the nation's foreign policy even further. i.m. lou dobbs. lou: good evening the president famously said throughout the 2012 election that al qaeda was on the run. a statement that we now know
successful. john: there's one other foreign policy issue we've neglected that i think is going to help the president in the congressional election and that is the troops from afghanistan. this is the year where the last troops are supposed to come home. there will be parades, home coming and lots of speeches by barack obama saying i promised to do this and i did. >> two different kids. one is they're coming home and also, we're going to leave 7,000 to 10,000 there. and how do you satisfy that friction with voters who are done? john: a little bit of a mixed message. let's talk about congress. a couple of priorities, passing immigration legislation. budget, ave a huge crisis-free. and something about the n.s.a. surveillance. let's listen to boehner and the president on prospects for immigration. >> is immigration reform dead? absolutely not. i've made clear going back to the day after the last election in 2012 that it was time for congress to deal with this issue and the only way to make sure immigration reform works this time is to address these comply camed issues one step at the same
of international criminal law and the host of the public radio program talking foreign policy, all of which is wonderful, but we're actually here to talk about something else, his new book. it is called "customary international law in times of fundamental change: recognizing grotian moments." >> wow. >> wow. which sounds like a mouthful of academic jargon, but what it's really about is how certain moments in history create the kinds of conditions for new laws to emerge as a force for good on a planetary scale which is certainly relevant today. michael, great to see you. >> and, dan, do you want to mention who you are? >> i did, i did. okay. i'm going to assume that i'm not the only lawyer in the audience, here in the room or watching on c-span. so can we start with a couple of terms, customary international law and grotian moment. which one do you want to start with? >> we'll start with customary international law. >> all right. >> all right, so if you were in my first year international law class, the first day if class you would learn that the international law is made up of two types of
of dangers in doing it in a much more coherent foreign policy? that isn't on the front burner right now. currently they can get on the front burner in the morning. but notice i didn't say it's too big of a republican campaign. it should be a national conversation we should say to every democrat republican libertarian, every socialist this is the best that you think america can do? let me put in context you see why some grow impatient with my friends in washington. recently the internal revenue service announced that it has sent $4 billion last year to crooks. this is the refund for your taxes. when they said crooks, they said 585 checks to one address in singapore. they set over 850 checks to one address in lithuania. on one level you have to ask yourself how you ended up with a government so mindless and so incompetent that it could do this. $4 billion isn't good money, but if you had to choose between getting away to the crooks in lithuania or singapore or spending it on student education and health i would argue the
enormous damage to american foreign policy and with our allies abroad. it's not black and white. on one hand, he may have done a service, but he could have done that service by remaining in the united states and doing his job here instead of basically undermine u.s. foreign policy and it's cost us both in terms of counterterrorism with our allies as a result of the spying scandal. so to basically say that the price was worth paying for what he achieved, i don't agree with. >> all right. ambassador, thank you very much. >> happy new year to you guys. >> you too. >>> up next, who makes the final call when a life is over? it's the tough medical and ethical question surrounding the death of a 13-year-old girl in california. >>> and we continue to follow that mass i winter storm. advisories and warnings posted in 22 states. check out these live pictures of cleveland where winds are already making visibility low in the suburbs. some areas are nearing a foot of accumulation. stay with us as the storm develops. you're comfortable here. it's where you email, shop, even bank. but are you too comf
about foreign policies for various reasons on both sides. i think foreign policy will be a big issue. >> cokie, ronald reagan back in 1986, it was his salvation coming out of iran contra. presidents tend to have more room to maneuver. as bill points out a lot of real crises for president obama. >> and the middle east isn't an easy place to maneuver. john kerry is there, god love him, constantly, trying to bring it together. but it is a difficult region. but, there is a stronger feeling that you're picking up, especially among europeans that the united states is absent and that there is no leadership from the united states at the moment. there's a sense that kerry is almost freelancing and that he is not getting a lot of support from the administration himself. >> the europeans are right. we have had 12 years of war. for the last 11 years, you can't find anyone left in america to tell you why are we still there. afghanistan, al qaeda attacked us, they're not in afghanistan, we're fighting someone called the taliban. why are we still there? >> because, there is -- first of all, we went
it will help with the have wins on foreign policy, like the deals between the israelis and the palestinians. why? i can see it in the case of the israelis and the palestinians how it would help one constituency, but do americans care about foreign policy right now? >> no, they don't. it helps in two ways. if you have the failure, that hurts. success, people aren't saying i worry about the nuclear-- the iranian deal, or i have a job, or my kids have an education, but it looks like he is achieving something, and accomplishment. i think it would be good for him to have a few successes. >> he needs to listen to more people outside his inner circle. maybe he should listen to you, al. say that except for one thing. i saw the show. i have a terrible confession to make. --. is you just made my day. hei told stephanie that already does listen to me. >> that is what makes al the man. thank you for joining us. love the joseph a banks. maybe we'll get men's wearhouse more excited. >> we will be talking about the union contract that boeing workers voted in favor of on friday. some leaders say it is a ba
to the state's economic policy or to the state's foreign policy orientation. it is clear all of this is a result of the specific situation that the brother hood is suffering. >> amid all the turmoil the government is pressing ahead with its political road map which has significantly been rearranged. a presidential election will now likely be held ahead of parliamentary polls. the army chief abdul fattah al sisi could be egypt's second democratically elected president. >>> detained four al jazeera journalists. correspondent peter gresta have not been formally charged. worked for international media organizations over the last two decades. al jazeera is demanding that our staff be released immediately. >>> well, let's go to sharif mansour. , what about egypt, at the moment? >> well, egypt has seen unprecedented waves of attack, against journalists and for the first time in our census we issued last week, egypt was found among the top ten worst jailers and today we released the killed census and egypt was ranked three globally of the deadliest countries for journalists. and this
christ was born palestinian president mahmoud abbas and eu foreign policy chief catherine ashton were among the dignitaries attending the service. and in reading seventy thousand people attended conferences his best ever christmas address the key to the justice and peace for the poorest and weakest the chilling with the children and for the elderly for young people and families in poverty stricken and those driven to the actual knack of knowing oh well it crosses all sick all the little piece and intends to launch complex in syria sudan on the central african republic. he condemned the use of child soldiers and human trafficking and drew attention to the plight of refugees fleeing will pull the teeth. then came the traditional blessing many nights he has to be at school be told to the city and the world. bought. they teach it's the time. this and the stupid most of my neck stand on. smooch smooch many faithful pilgrims. i think he's more. we the people that likes to talk to everybody and that's a good thing. i think it is humbling as it effectively so close to water this and that make
deliberately attacked the compound. >> foreign policy expert david rose says politics are overshadowing the continued threat. >> soo what's so frustrating we're missing the real lessons here. there are other types of threats in the middle east that aren't members of al qaeda. >> coming up at 11:00, it's a piece of history lost for 30 years. [ laughter ] he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he loves me! that's right. [ mom ] warm and flaky in 15, everyone loves pillsbury grands! [ girl ] make dinner pop! so i should probably get the last roll... yeah but i practiced my bassoon. [ mom ] and i listened. [ brother ] i can do this. [ imitates robot ] everyone deserves ooey, gooey, pillsbury cinnamon rolls. make the weekend pop. >> new pictures of the 1980 mount st. helen's eruption were recently discover ed catherine cook has more, including a look at the photographer who snapped the amazing photos. >> these are the mount st. helen's boxes. >> at the "columbian newspaper" this is what decades of history looks like. >> newspapers and magazines. >> linda is the photo
foreign policy. in 1979, citing uganda and pole pot in cambodia, the washington post differentiated between rogue regimes and mere dictatorships. how do we deal with rogue regimes, those that under the color of national sovereignty commit unspeakable crimes against their own citizens, it asks. among diplomats, terrorisms an increasing concern. in 1979, forced by congress, the state department began identifying and labeling state sponsors of terrorism. the islamic revolution in iran underscored the notion that in the middle east, at least, all bets were off. the next years were rough. president reagan, for example, called libyan leader gadhafi the madman of the middle east and described him as part of the a new international version of murder incorporated, and years before george w. bush would describe an an axis of evil, reagan spoke of a confederation of terrorist states. it was the clinton administration, however, that made rogue regime part of washington's lexicon. when the defense secretary left aspen unvails proliferation initiatives in december 1993, he warned that the new nuc
of the many grievances. up to that point you were agrooest my foreign policy. islamism was the largest obstacle preventing the society moving forward. i wanted to seek for justice. it would entail challenging the islamist ideologies. so we founded quil yam, a counterextremism think tank. >> viewer jd rawson asks, "is reduction of drone warfare an effective countermeasure against extremist recruitment." >> i've been critical of u.a.e. commonly known as drone strikes. the reason is palmar - pushing policy that can be cashing cattured. president obama ditched the democracy piece and kept the gun. he defined and thought if he decapitated the leadership of al qaeda, by surgical strikes, drone strikes he'd fix the problem. we are dealing with an insurgency. the phrase they used in the barack obama administration was al-qaeda-inspired terrorist. al qaeda is the end product of decades of extremism. >> you say you can't kill an idea, ideas are bulletproof. what can the united states do and other moderate muslims do. is there more organizations like quil am to help. >> if we look at the combinat
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